Six Most Beautiful Waterfalls

#1The Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls  are the most spectacular, primitive and mysterious waterfalls in China. It has a total length of 2, 840 kilometers and is the 23rd longest river in the world. In terms of flow, it ranks seventh—-16, 290 cubic meters per second, as much as 76, 600 cubic meters per second at its largest flood flow, ranking fourth in the world.

Tsangpo Badong Waterfalls

#2. Detian (Virtuous Heaven) Waterfall

Detian (Virtuous Heaven) Waterfall is situated on an international border, between Shuolong Town of Daxin County in Guangxi, China, and Yuxi of Chongqing County in CaoBanf, Vietnam.

Detian Waterfall

#3. Hukou (kettle’s Mouth) Waterfall

The Hukou (kettle’s Mouth) Waterfall on the Yellow River is located in the Shanxi-Shaanxi section of the Yellow River valley. It is one of the world’s few yellow waterfalls and has a fall of about 30 meters; at its widest it is over 1,000 meters across, and has an average flow of 1,010 cubic meters per second.

Hukou Waterfall

#4. Jiulong Waterfalls

The Jiulong Waterfalls during the flood season, red earth accounts for over half of Yunnan’s area, and the province is known as the ”Red Earth Plateau”. In the flood season, the water flow increases dramatically, carrying with if lots of red earth and dyeing the waterfalls red.

Jiulong Waterfall

#5. Nuorilang Waterfall

Of all the charming waterfalls in Jiuzhaigou, Nuorilang Waterfall, is the most stunning. It is about 2,365 meters high above sea level, 325 meters across at its widest point, with a head waterfall of 30-40 meters and an average flow of 5.8 cubic meters per second.

Nuorilang Waterfall

#6. Huangguoshu Waterfall

Located in the border area of Zhenning County and Guanling County, it consists mainly of the Huangguoshu waterfall and a group of smaller waterfalls. With a subtropical landscape and unique flavors and cultural relics of the Buyi and Miao Nationalities, it was named in the first batch of National Scenic Spots.

Also known as Yellow Fruit Tree Waterfall, Haungguoshu waterfall is one of the largest plunge in Asia. Witnessing this cascading water, its mightiness can be only first thing one can think of. Positioned on Baihe River, Huangguoshu is around 77.8 meters high and about 101 meters wide. Hundred of thousands of people visit this place every year. Besides the Great Wall, this is undoubtedly the best attraction in China

Six Most Beautiful Show Caves of China

#1. Zhijin Cave

The cave is situated in the Bijie Prefecture of Guizhou Province, between the Liuchong and Sancha Rivers, both of them sources of the Wujiang River. The Zhijin Cave is dry cave that lost its subterranean river long, long ago. About 1.2 million years ago, the Zhijin Cave collapsed because of corrosion, erosion, scouring, seepage, and changes of flow volumes, eventually forming huge chambers.

Zhijin Cave

#2. Furong Cave

Furong Cave Near Jiangkou Town in Wulong County in Chongqing, Halfway up the mountain, on the left bank of the Furong (Lotus) River, a branch of the Wujiang River there is a place called ”PanjiaYan”. This ”Vapor Cave” gives off steam in winter and cool air in summer.

Furong Cave

#3. Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Cave

The Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Cave has many chambers and subterranean streams. The most fantastic of which are the Stone Fields Chamber and the Stalagmite Chamber. The stalagmite known as ”Sacred Needle for Stabilizing the Sea” is unique in China. It is insured for a huge sum and is indeed a miracle of Zhangjiajie’s subterranean world.

Huanglong Cave

#4. Tenglong (Flying Dragon) Cave

The Tenglong (Flying Dragon) Cave is located on the upper reaches of the Qingjiang River, on the outskirts of Lichuan City in Hubei Province. It first brings people a strong acoustic thrill. At the entrance of the Tenglong Cave, the 400 kilometers winding Qingjiang River suddenly drops, thus forming a waterfall some 50 meters wide and 30 meters high.

Tenglong Cave

#5. Xueyu (Snow Jade) Cave

The Xueyu (Snow Jade) Cave speleothems are predominantly ”white as snow, delicate as jade”. The Union of Speleology of the Geological Society of China established China’s first cave observation station here.

Xueyu Cave

#6. Benxi Water Cave

The Water Cave is lying by the bank of Taizi River in Benxi City. It is famed for its water scenery and has the longest boat passage of any show cave in China. The cave passage is wide, with fantastic views on both sides. With many twists and turns, it is named the ”Nine-curve Silver River”.

Benxi Water Cave